Two Davids
Big Battle Roll of Honour

What follows is the Two Davids Honour Roll: Big Battle DBA armies we have used in various Big Battle tournaments since DBA 2.0 came out with Big Battle rules in the spring of 2001. The armies are listed alphabetically by the nickname we gave them, and followed by their successes in tournaments.



Aztecs and Tlaxies: IV/63 Aztecs IV/19 Tarascan or Toltec-Chichimec ally. Aggression 3, Arable.

  • 6x4Bd, 2x2Ps, 12x5Wb, 2x4Wb, 2x4Bw
  • 3x4Bd, 1x2Ps, 7x3Bw, 1x3Wb

  • 3rd Place. Went 3-1, Big Battle Doubles, Cold Wars 2004; lost to the eventual winners (Marty and Bob). Davids Kuijt and Schlanger.

    Big Al and the Classics: II/15 Alexander Imperial with II/3 Classical Indian ally. Aggression 4, Arable.

  • 4x3Kn, 2x2LH, 12x4Pk, 2xArt, 2x4Ax, 2x2Ps
  • 3xEl, 2xHCh, 2x3Cv, 1x4Bd, 4x3Bw

  • 1st place, Big Battle Doubles, Historicon 2002. Davids Kuijt and Schlanger.

    Chu Chu Train: II/4d Warring States Ch'u Chinese. Aggression 1, Arable.

  • 6x3HCh, 3x3Cv or 2LH or 4Sp, 6x4Sp, 6x4Sp or 3Wb, 12x4Cb, 3x2Ps

  • Went 3-1, Big Battle Doubles, Cold Wars 2006; lost to the winners (Larry and Rich) in the finals. Davids Kuijt and Schlanger.

    Dacians and Sarmatians: II/52 Dacians II/26 Later Rhoxolani Sarmatian ally. Aggression 1, Hilly.

  • 2x3Cv, 2x2LH, 12x3Wb, 4x2Ps, 3x3Bd, 1xArt
  • 9x3Kn, 2x2Ps, 1x2LH

  • Went 2-1, Big Battle Doubles, Cold Wars 2004; lost to the eventual winners (Mark and Mike). Davids Kuijt and Schlanger.

    Dune Hell: II/22d Characene with II/37 Parthian and II/23a Arab Nomad allies. Aggression 0, Dry.

  • 1x4Kn, 1x2LH, 1x4Bd, 2x3Ax, 6x3Bw, 1x2Cm
  • 5x4Kn, 7x2LH
  • 2x2LH, 1x2Cm, 2x3Cm, 5x4Bd, 1x3Bw, 1x2Ps

  • Three way tie for 1st place (assigned second place by referee's decision), Big Battle Doubles, Historicon 2001. Davids Kuijt and Schlanger. Notable for defeating Phil and Sue Barker (they were using Palmyran with Arab ally).

    French Pizza: IV/64c Medieval French with IV/61 Italian Condotta ally. Aggression 1, Arable.

  • 10x3Kn//4Bd, 2x4Bd, 8x4Pk, 2x4Cb, 2xArt
  • 5x3Kn, 1x2LH, 2x8Cb, 2x4Sp, 1x3Bd, 1xArt

  • 1st place, Big Battle Doubles, Cold War 2001. Davids Kuijt and Schlanger
    Note -- this competition allowed ally combinations not in the army lists, under certain restrictions.

    Grand Battery meets Coneheads!: IV/73 Ming Chinese with III/9b Burmese ally. Aggression 2, Arable.

  • 8x3Cv, 4x2LH, 2x2Ps, 4x4Bd, 4x3Bw, 4xArt
  • 3xEl, 3x3Cb, 5x3Ax, 1x3Cv

  • 1st place, Big Battle Doubles, Historicon 2007. Davids Kuijt and Schlanger.

    Jumbo, Jumbo, Jumbo: II/42b Tamil Indian with III/10c Hindu Indian ally. Aggression 0, Tropical.

  • 6xEl, 2x3Cv, 8x3Bd, 4x3Bw, 4x2Ps
  • 2xEl, 2x3Cv, 1x3Bd, 4x3Bw, 2x2Ps, 1xArt

  • 1st place, Big Battle Doubles, Cold War 2002. Davids Kuijt and Schlanger.
    1st place, Big Battle, Nashcon 2003. David Kuijt.

    Later Carthage: II/32 Later Carthaginian. Aggression 3, Littoral.

  • 4x3Cv, 2xEl, 6x2LH, 4x2Ps, 9x4Sp, 8x4Wb, 3x4Ax

  • Went 2 wins, 1 unfinished, Big Battle Doubles, Cold Wars 2004; failed to qualify for final match by 2 points in unfinished match against (Larry and Rich). Davids Kuijt and Schlanger.

    Medieval Germs and Mighty Early Swiss: IV/13b Medieval German with IV/41 Early Swiss ally. Aggression 1, Arable.

  • 4x3Kn, 4x6Kn, 4x4Pk, 4x4Sp, 4x2Ps, 2x4Bd, 2x4Cb
  • 9x6Bd, 2x2Ps, 1x2LH

  • 1st place, Big Battle Doubles, Historicon 2008. Davids Kuijt and Schlanger.

    Medieval Portlies: IV/68b Medieval Portuguese. Aggression 3, Arable.

  • 12x3Kn//4Bd, 3x2LH, 3x4Sp, 6x3Ax, 6x2Ps or 4Cb (taken as 6x2Ps), 6x4Cb or 4Lb

  • 1st place, Big Battle Doubles, Historicon 2006. Davids Kuijt and Schlanger.

    NKE Triple: I/22(b) New Kingdom Egyptian triple army. Agg 2, Littoral.

  • 12xLCh, 3x3Wb, 9x3Bd, 3x2Ps, 9x4Bw

  • 1st place, Big Battle Doubles, Historicon 2003. Davids Kuijt and Schlanger.

    Palmyrans and Arabs: II/74a Palmyrans with II/23a Arab Nomad ally. Aggression 1, Dry.

  • 6x4Kn, 2x2LH, 2x3Cv, 6x4Bw, 2x3Bw, 2x4Bd, 2x4Ax, 2x2Ps
  • 2x2LH, 1x2Cm, 2x3Cm, 5x4Bd, 2x2Ps

  • 1st place, Big Battle Doubles, Cold Wars, April 2005. Davids Kuijt and Schlanger.

    Patsies and Arabs: II/83a Patrician Roman East with II/23a Arab Nomad ally. Aggression 1, Arable.

  • 2x3Cv, 2x3Kn, 2x4Kn, 4x2LH, 4x4Bd, 4x4Ax, 4x4Wb, 2x2Ps
  • 2x2LH, 1x2Cm, 2x3Cm, 5x4Bd, 1x3Bw, 1x2Ps

  • 1st place, Big Battle Tournament, Columbus OH, October 2003. David Kuijt.

    PMR (and PMR Redux): IV/44 Post Mongol Russians. Aggression 1, Forest.

  • 18x3Cv, 6x2LH, 3xWWg, 3x4Sp, 3x3Bw, 3x2Ps

  • Event ruined by Cheater - PMR will ride again, Big Battle Tournament, Fall In! 2006, November 2006. Davids Kuijt and Schlanger.
    PMR rode again to a 2nd place finish at Fall In! 2007.

    Scythed Chariots of DOOM!!!!!!!: II/7 Later Achaemenid Persian. Aggression 1, Arable.

  • 1xLCh, 8x3Cv, 6x2LH, 3xSCh, 9x4Sp, 3x3Ax, 6x2Ps

  • 1st place, Big Battle Doubles, Historicon 2005. Davids Kuijt and Schlanger.

    Teuts and Germs: IV/30 Teutonic Order with IV/13(a) Medieval German ally. Aggression 4, Arable.

  • 8x3Kn, 2x3Cv, 4x2LH, 2x4Sp, 4x4Cb, 2x3Ax, 2x2Ps
  • 1x3Kn, 4x3Kn//4Bd, 1x4Cb, 3x4Sp, 1x3Ax, 2x2Ps

  • 1st place, Big Battle, Nashville 2004. David Schlanger.

    Venetian Blinders: IV/61 Italian Condotta (Venice) with IV/69 Later Swiss ally. Aggression 1, Littoral.

  • 10x3Kn, 2x2LH, 4x4Pk, 2xArt, 2x3Bd, 4x8Cb
  • 8x4Pk, 1x6Bd, 2x2Ps, 1xArt

  • 1st place, Big Battle Doubles, Cold War 2003. Davids Kuijt and Schlanger.

    Western Chou and Shang Chinese: I/32a Western Chou with I/13b Shang Chinese ally. Aggression 3, Arable.

  • 4xHCh, 2x3Bd, 10x4Bd, 4x3Bw, 2x3Ax, 2x2Ps
  • 1xHCh, 3x4Bd, 6x3Bw, 2x2Ps

  • 1st place, Big Battle Doubles, Cold War 2008. Davids Kuijt and Schlanger.


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